N.Y. PEN. LAW § 400.01 : NY Code - Section 400.01: License to carry and possess firearms for retired sworn members of the division of state police

1.  A license to carry or possess a firearm for a retired sworn member
  of the division of state police shall be granted in the same manner  and
  upon  the  same  terms  and  conditions as licenses issued under section
  400.00 of this article provided, however,  that  applications  for  such
  license  shall  be  made  to,  and  the  licensing officer shall be, the
  superintendent of state police.
    2. For purposes of this  section,  a  "retired  sworn  member  of  the
  division  of  state  police"  shall  mean  a  former sworn member of the
  division of state police, who upon separation from the division of state
  police was immediately entitled to receive retirement benefits under the
  provisions of the retirement and social security law.
    3. The  provisions  of  this  section  shall  only  apply  to  license
  applications  made  or  renewals  which  must  be  made  on or after the
  effective date of this section. A license to carry or possess  a  pistol
  or  revolver issued pursuant to the provisions of section 400.00 of this
  article to a person covered by the provisions of this section  shall  be
  valid  until  such license would have expired pursuant to the provisions
  of section 400.00 of this  article;  provided  that,  on  or  after  the
  effective  date  of  this  section,  an  application  or renewal of such
  license shall be made pursuant to the provisions of this section.
    4. Except for the designation of the superintendent of state police as
  the licensing officer for retired sworn members of the division of state
  police, all of the provisions and requirements of section 400.00 of this
  article  and  any  other  provision  of  law  shall  be  applicable   to
  individuals   licensed   pursuant  to  this  section.  In  addition  all
  provisions of section 400.00 of this article, except for the designation
  of the superintendent of state police as licensing  officer  are  hereby
  deemed applicable to individuals licensed pursuant to this section.